, Volume 24, Issue 2, pp 152–155 | Cite as

Hitzeliebende Mikroorganismen als Produktionsplattform für Biobrennstoffe

  • Lisa Hitschler
  • Mirko Basen
Wissenschaft · Methoden Thermophile


Enzymes of thermophilic microorganisms have been studied and used in industry and biotechnology for many years. More recently, thermophiles themselves have been proposed as biocatalysts. Here, we briefly describe advantages of high-temperature fermentations, physiological properties of some thermophiles that use lignocellulose or synthesis gas as substrates, and some recent progress in genetic engineering towards their application.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Molekulare Mikrobiologie Und Bioenergetik, Institut Für Molekulare BiowissenschaftenUniversität Frankfurt a. M.Frankfurt a. M.Germany

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